how to pronounce diurnal

/daɪˈɝnəl/

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diurnal is pronounced in three syllables

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daɪɝnəl

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An example use of diurnal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of diurnal species that spends its …”

meanings of diurnal

adjective:

  1. Having a daily cycle that is completed every 24 hours, usually referring to tasks, processes, tides, or sunrise to sunset; circadian.
  2. Happening or occurring during daylight, or primarily active during that time.
  3. Done once every day; daily, quotidian.
  4. Said of a flower open, or releasing its perfume during daylight hours, but not at night.
  5. Published daily.

noun:

  1. A diary or journal.
  2. A daily news publication.
  3. A book containing canonical offices performed during the day, hence not matins.
  4. A flower that opens only in the day.

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